Page-4 of Barack Obama Current Affairs, GK & News

Akhil Amar appointed to key administration post by US President Barack Obama

Akhil Amar, an Indian-American professor from Yale University has been appointed as a member of the prestigious National Council on Humanities of US by President Barack Obama. Presently, he is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at the Yale University. Since 1985, he was also professor at both Yale College and Yale Law School. He ..

Month: 

Topics: 

US President Obama nominates IIT alumni Sanjita Pradhan to his advisory commission on AAPIs

United States (US) President Barack Obama has nominated Sanjita Pradhan, an IIT alumnus to his advisory commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs). Sanjita Pradhan is a Nepali American. She holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Technology. Presently, she is serving as an Executive Officer of the Office of Asian and Pacific ..

Month: 

Topics: 

Barack Obama becomes first US President to be Chief Guest at Republic-Day

US President Barack Obama has become the first American President to be Chief Guest on Republic Day celebrations. He is also the first American President to visit India twice (earlier he had visited India in November 2010). Key highlights of 66th Republic Day celebrations In this Parade, US President witnessed India’s military might and cultural ..

Month: 

Topics: 

Pooja Thakur- first woman officer to lead guard of honour at Rashtrapathi Bhavan

Wing Commander Pooja Thakur has become the first woman officer to lead the ceremonial Guard of Honour at Rashtrapathi Bhavan. On 25 January 2015, she led the ceremonial Guard of Honour which was inspected by the U.S. President Barack Obama at Rashtrapathi Bhavan. President Barack Obama is on 3 day visit to India. He is ..

Month: 

Topics: 

Now, Obama advises India to bring economic reforms

US President Barack Obama expressed concerns over deteriorating investment atmosphere in India and advised to endorse another wave of economic reforms. As per Mr Obama many American business community find it hard to invest in India due to limits india has imposed on foreign investments in several sectors like retail. Although he abstained from prescribing ..

Month: 

Topics: